Canada's largest pension fund may consider Belt and Road projects, says head of international Alain Carrier. But India is its main focus in terms of Asian infrastructure.
The de facto central bank's commitment to an IFC programme underscored its interest in infrastructure investing, following its opening of an office dedicated to such funding last year.
India's Waterfield Advisors has started receiving requests from family clients to help them conduct due diligence on foreign multi-family offices, as it starts to internationalise its offering.
The IFSWF chairman has exhorted his sovereign wealth fund peers to use their deep pockets and influence to address the world's long-term challenges.
The impact of Hurricane Harvey on energy commodities is seen as limited, but more weather disruptions are likely, and investors expect long-term oil price gains.
The $1 trillion state institution aims to radically revamp its bond benchmark in a move that has raised eyebrows. It came soon after some startling comments from the CEO.
Valuations may be stretched in some markets, but there remain attractive plays, including in Asia Pacific, argues Brian Routledge of State Street Global Advisors.
Last month we broke news of Fullerton's merger with NTUC Income, revealed big hires at Aberdeen Standard, BNY Mellon and UBS, and highlighted rising caution on Asian stocks.
The state pension fund is a fierce proponent of incorporating climate change risk in its investment strategy. Others should follow suit, writes chief executive Adrian Orr.
The burning question is: will the US Federal Reserve start reducing its balance sheet next week? Investment experts are divided.
The Shenzhen-based group is expanding its presence in Hong Kong and has other overseas branches in the pipeline in Europe and the US, in a bid to sustain its rapid growth.
But the looming EU rules could affect them, especially if they run portfolios on behalf of European fund managers.
Renewable energy and healthcare are among the biggest recent beneficiaries of soaring flows of private capital, according to EMPEA.
Allocations to funds based on corporate bond indexes raise issues that investors seem unaware of, such as US high yield's correlation to the oil price, according to new research.
There are any number of reasons why the spread of environment, social and governance investing seems inevitable, argues Henry Fernandez, CEO of the index provider.
The fund is joining the list of Asian asset owners looking to reduce their reliance on the Barclays Global Aggregate index. AsianInvestor spoke to HKHS's head of treasury.
GIC hires first CTO; BNP Paribas AM shuffles wholesale team, adds Australia sales head; Waterfield Advisors appoints first COO; Thirdrock adds five client advisers; Schroders replaces relationship director; Axa makes leadership changes; Taiwan FSC switches bureau heads; Insight Investment replaces distribution head.
Western asset owners have been showing a bias towards Asia in their passive global emerging-market allocations, says Wayne Bowers of Northern Trust Global Investments.
The investment consultancy suggests secondary funds may be a better bet than funds of funds for making a first step into private equity.
South Korea has a 15.61% weighting in MSCI's emerging-market equity index, making institutional investors vulnerable to any military escalation between the US and North Korea.